DIBAKAR BANERJEE

  • 'Byomkesh Bakshi' trailer: Sushant Singh Rajput's film promises an interesting mix of suspense and drama 4 days ago

    Those who have been awaiting the release of the first teaser of Sushant Singh Rajput's 'Byomkesh Bakshi', have a reason to rejoice. For the makers of the much-anticipated film has released its teaser. The teaser opens with an interesting soundtrack. And within seconds, one gets a peek into a warring...
  • Very jealous that Shekhar Kapur, not me made 'Bandit Queen': Dibaker Banerjee October 17, 2014

    Mumbai: Film maker Dibaker Banerjee, who Thursday presented the critically acclaimed film 'Bandit Queen' at the 16th MAMI film festival, says he is jealous of Shekhar Kapur for making the film instead of him. "'Bandit Queen' was ahead of its times. I am here after a huge amount of depression that...
  • Byomkesh Bakshi an original Indian character with a whole new connect to the Indian audience: Dibaker Banerjee October 17, 2014

    Mumbai: Film maker Dibaker Banerjee, who is currently editing his film 'Byomkesh Bakshi', says his film has got nothing to do with famed fictional detective Sherlock Holmes as his film deals with "an original Indian character". There were reports that 'Byomkesh Bakshi' resembles resemblance to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's character but...
  • I prefer doing unconventional roles like in 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshi'; money is not an issue for me, says actor Sushant Singh Rajput September 11, 2014

    Mumbai: Twofilmold Sushant Singh Rajput, who has wrapped up shooting for director Dibakar Banerjee's 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshi', says he prefers unconventional roles and won't do a runofthemill kind even if he will get big bucks for that. Excerpts: Q: How was the experience of working with Dibakar Bannerjee in 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshi'? A:...
  • Snapshot: Ranvir Shorey poses with 'Titli' team at its screening; the film gets a thumbs up at Cannes 2014 May 22, 2014

    Dibakar Banerjee's coproduced film 'Titli', which was recently screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 67th Cannes International Film Festival, has opened to positive reviews. Presented by Yash Raj Films, the film explores the relationship between two brothers, one of whom runs away from home to escape his...
  • Snapshot: Ranvir Shorey attends 'Titli' photocall, parties with Uday Chopra in Cannes May 20, 2014

    Actor Ranvir Shorey, who is in Cannes for the screening of his film 'Titli' in Un Certain Regard section of the ongoing film festival, has been having a whale of a time. In the photos which he shared on Instagram, Ranvir can be seen performing with the female performers and...
  • Filmmaker Dibakar Banerjee prescribes small budget films for easy recovery May 15, 2014

    Mumbai: Directorproducer Dibakar Banerjee, known for films like "Khosla Ka Ghosla" and "Love Sex Aur Dhokha", says one thing that he wants to change in showbiz is film budgeting. For easy recovery, small budget movies should be prescribed, he says. "Our films budgeting at times become so high that it gets...
  • Dibakar Banerjee: 'Titli' is Ranvir Shorey's career best May 14, 2014

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Dibakar Banerjee, coproducer of 'Titli', says the film is actor Ranvir Shorey's career best so far. "'Titli' is a film that will leave you affected for a long time. It's something to grapple and negotiate with. I also think this is Ranvir Shorey's career's best performance...He has even topped...
  • Dibakar Banerjee's production 'Titli' to be screened at Cannes Film Festival May 14, 2014

    Dibakar Banerjee's 'Titli' has been chosen for screening at the upcoming 67th Cannes Film Festival to be held between 14th to 25th May. Debutant director Kanu Behl's 'Titli' starring Ranvir Shorey, Amit Sial and newcomer Shashank Arora revolves around the volatile relationship between two brothers, one of whom runs away...
  • Neither representing Bollywood nor 'Titli' at Cannes: Dibakar Banerjee May 14, 2014

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Dibakar Banerjee, also the coproducer of 'Titli' which is going to be premiered at upcoming Cannes festival, today said he is representing neither Bollywood nor his film at the event. 'Titli' is an upcoming drama film directed by Kanu Behl and produced by Aditya Chopra under the banner...
  • Kanu Behl, Dibakar looking forward to Titli's Cannes debut April 18, 2014

    Mumbai: Director Kanu Behl is looking forward to present his debut film 'Titli' in the Un Certain Regard category, a parallel section, at the Cannes film festival. The film, which has backers in Yash Raj Films and Dibakar Banerjee, stars Ranvir Shorey, Amit Sial and Shashank Arora. It is the lone...
  • Revealed: The first look of Sushant Singh Rajput as 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy' February 6, 2014

    New Delhi: The first look of director Dibakar Banerjee's 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy' is revealed now. The film features Sushant Singh Rajput in the titular role. Screen India's twitter handle has tweeted a still from the film. Unveiled: First look of Sushant Singh Rajput in and as 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy' http://t.co/9gI9bde4yg pic.twitter.com/YUB6HfoioO...
  • Part of Kolkata still retains 1940s look: Dibakar Banerjee February 5, 2014

    Kolkata: Director Dibakar Banerjee says while filming scenes for 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy', he was surprised to discover that the city had retained much of the 1940s look and feel. During the planning stage, Dibakar, 44, told PTI, he had worried a lot about how to impart a retro look to...
  • Kareena Kapoor: Want to work with Sudhir Mishra, Dibakar Banerjee December 18, 2013

    Mumbai: With the signing of a film each with Dev Benegal and Rohit Shetty, actress Kareena Kapoor has embarked on a new phase in her career. She says she is now keen to create a balance in the nature of her films. "As a commercial actress, I've done it all. Now...
  • Want to evolve as an actor, says Sushant Singh Rajput November 10, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Sushant Singh Rajput, who has garnered appreciation for his performance in 'Kai Po Che' and 'Shuddh Desi Romance', says he will strive to evolve as an actor. Sushant, 27, said that he feels the pressure to deliver his best. "It always feels great when people like you and...
  • Sushant Singh Rajput to take preparatory leave for 'Byomkesh Bakshi' September 3, 2013

    Mumbai: After the release of 'Shuddh Desi Romance', actor Sushant Singh Rajput will take some time off to prepare for his role in Dibakar Banerjee's 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshi'. 'Shuddh Desi Romance', produced by Yash Raj Films (YRF) hits the silver screen Friday. Sushant, who will play the popular detective, says a lot...
  • 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshi' is set in wartorn Kolkata July 24, 2013

    Kolkata: Busy scouting for locations in the city for his next movie 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshi', Dibakar Banerjee Tuesday stated that the film will be the toughest venture of his life. "There is a plethora of challenges... it will be tremendously challenging to recreate the Calcutta of 1942, and I know it...
  • Sushant Singh Rajput never shows off his acting: Dibakar Banerjee July 24, 2013

    Kolkata: Effusively complimenting actor Sushant Singh Rajput, critically acclaimed filmmaker Dibakar Banerjee on Tuesday backed his decision to cast him in the role of detective Byomkesh Bakshi. "Among the new generation of actors, Sushant is promising. He never shows off his acting. It is very subtle and inherent. He is a...
  • Ship Of Theseus: 5 reasons that make it an important film July 18, 2013

    New Delhi: Director Anand Gandhi's 'Ship Of Theseus' is all set to hit the screens on July 19, 2013. The film features Adia AlKhashef, Neeraj Kabi and Sohum Shah in the lead roles and has been receiving praises from all quarters. Here are five reasons that would prompt people to...
  • Directing 'Byomkesh' a childhood dream come true: Dibakar July 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Dibakar Banerjee is looking forward to realise his childhood dream by recreating the wartorn Kolkata of 1940s on the big screen with his ambitious adaptation of Sharadindu Banerjee's famous fictional character in "Detective Byomkesh Bakshi". After successfully translating Greek author Vassilis Vassilikos "Z" in "Shanghai" and...
  • Dibakar to direct Sushant in 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!' June 29, 2013

    New Delhi: Critically lauded filmmaker Dibakar Banerjee is joining hands with the production banner Yash Raj Films (YRF) for the first time to helm 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!', featuring Sushant Singh Rajput as the popular detective. "We're rebooting Byomkesh. Right back to his first ever case," Dibakar, who is also coproducing the...
  • Dibakar Banerjee to reboot 'Byomkesh Bakshy' for Yash Raj Films June 28, 2013

    Mumbai: Director Dibakar Banerjee is all set to bring Bengali author Saradindu Banerjee's most famous character of detective Byomkesh Bakshy on the big screen. Byomkesh Bakshi, starring Rajit Kapur, became a household name through Basu Chatterjee's 1990's TV series on Doordarshan. In Dibakar's film, Sushant Singh Rajput will play...
  • Sonam Kapoor finds Nawazuddin's act challenging June 24, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Sonam Kapoor, whose latest film 'Raanjhanaa' has set the cash registers ringing, now wants something as challenging as Nawazuddin Siddiqui's role in 'Bombay Talkies'. "I recently watched 'Bombay Talkies' and Dibakar Banerjee's film in that is my favourite among the four (stories). The way the story was conveyed and...
  • Do international Film Festivals help small films make it big? June 24, 2013

    New Delhi: Let's face it. Film Festivals local or global have a certain snooty, intellectual, arty, culturedriven aura about them. An image that screams superior, exclusive, unique. The message they seem to convey is: We have nothing to do with the everyday mindless masala that you...
  • No sequel to 'Shanghai' for a long time: Dibakar Banerjee May 13, 2013

    Mumbai: Director Dibakar Banerjee has rubbished rumours about making a sequel to his last year's release 'Shanghai'. Dibakar, who is currently busy with another of his project, said he has no plans to do so for a long time. "Right now I am just writing for my next film and I don't...
  • Dibakar Banerjee: Cinema has been a stardriven medium May 11, 2013

    Mumbai: Though star power and box office success of a movie are interdependent, Dibakar Banerjee won't make a typical film by just banking on big names and then manufacturing collection figures to draw the audience. "Cinema has been a stardriven medium and it has been so since the beginning. There is...
  • Does 'Bombay Talkies' herald a new era in Bollywood? May 8, 2013

    New Delhi: If 'Bombay Talkies' is an indication to the kind of cinema that we will get to watch from now on, then it is good news for all cine lovers. In a befitting tribute to 100 years of Indian cinema, the anthology film featuring some of the best directors...
  • Karan Johar's film in 'Bombay Talkies' is my favourite: Dibakar May 7, 2013

    Mumbai: While making 'Bombay Talkies' with three other directors, Dibakar Bannerjee has gone through the most fun experience of his life and he dreads leaving it behind. "When again would I get the chance to work so closely with three of my friends Anurag Kashyap, Zoya Akhtar and Karan Johar," asked...
  • Watch: Directors of 'Bombay Talkies' do the 'Jingle Bells' elves dance May 6, 2013

    A video by director Shakun Batra shows animated versions of the four directors dressed up as elves and dancing to Jingle Bells to celebrate the success of Bombay Talkies. ...